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Parkersburg in Wood County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Block-House

 
 
The Block-House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 13, 2014
1. The Block-House Marker
Inscription. Northeast of this spot on river bank stood the Block-House built in 1784 by James Neal.
 
Erected 1917 by James Wood County Court Chapter D.A.R. Wood County.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 39° 15.28′ N, 81° 32.816′ W. Marker is in Parkersburg, West Virginia, in Wood County. Marker is at the intersection of Pike Street and Camden Avenue on Pike Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Parkersburg WV 26101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Col. Hugh Phelps (here, next to this marker); Neal's Station (here, next to this marker); The Toll House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old Tollgate House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old Turnpikes (approx. 0.6 miles away); West Virginia's First Governor / Parkersburg Governors (approx. 1.1 miles away); Sumner School (approx. 1.1 miles away); Wood County Court House (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Parkersburg.
 
Categories. Forts, Castles
 
The Block-House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 13, 2014
2. The Block-House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 235 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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